I'll be assisting Fearless, Dave and Kris with the "mobiles for DTES residents and artists donation drive" tomorrow. Let's get together and donate and have some fun!
How can you help?
- Your used mobile phones - preferably with video, camera, wi-fi
- Cash donations (* tax deductible) or new phone donations
- Conversation - tell your friends on your blog, twitter, etc. - post a badge
First, Gather phones!
Collect all the unused mobile phones at your office and home - dig into your boxes of stuff, ask you friends! Digital cameras gratefully accepted too.
Next, Arrange Pick-up:
- Let us know via Twitter: Fearless City, email: info (at) fearlessmedia (dot) ca, Phone/SMS: 604.644.4349, Voice mail: 604.682.3269 xt 8320
- We'll come by on purple Yahoo bikes on Tues. Dec. 23rd & 30th to collect your devices
- We'll take your photo, bring treats, and thank you publicly with a link
Or, Drop-off (after Tuesday, 23rd) at:
- Roundhouse Community Centre - 181 Roundhouse Mews
- Pathways - 390 Main Street (kitty corner from the Canegie)
- Raincity Studios - 1 Alexander St. @ Water st.
Want to be a drop-off point? Let us know.
Even send by Postal Mail to:
c/o DTES CAN
PO Box 88023
418 Main St
Vancouver, BC V6A 4A4
- Remove your chip, and clear your contacts before donating (all phones will be completely cleared before released).
- Please include chargers and accessories - used digital cameras also welcome
- Unusable phones will be donated to FreeGeek for reuse and recycling
Who is Fearless?
Fearless is a Vancouver Non-Profit group providing tools, resources, and cultural outreach to artists and residents in the improverished Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. Fearless is a project of the DTES Community Arts Network (CAN)
- About Fearless City
- Fearless City wiki
- Fearless City community site
- Fearless City Youtube channel
- Fearless City Flickr photos
- Fearless City Flickr group
- DTES on Wikipedia
Thank you for your support!
Post a graphic on your site with this handy code snippet:
<a href="http://fearlesscity.ca" title="Donate phones to Fearless to help Vancouver downtown eastside artists and residents" >
<img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3194/3121575464_8a062db061_m.jpg" height="240" width="195" alt="Donate phones to Fearless to help Vancouver downtown eastside artists and residents">
<p>Donate used mobile phones to help DTES residents and artists at fearlesscity.ca</a></p>